Communique from Ministerial Council for VTE. The Ministerial Council for Vocational and Technical Education (MCVTE) held an extraordinary meeting in Sydney to consider the options for the next stages of training reform. This Communique confirms Ministers' ongoing commitment to building a national training system, which will meet the challenge of improving future productivity and workforce participation, through the development of…

Tufts University Center for Cognitive Studies. The Center for Cognitive Studies at Tufts University is currently a research unit, offering no courses or degrees of its own, but providing an administrative home for various research projects in cognitive studies undertaken by the Co-directors and their associates. [Recent Items]

Higher education price too high. IT would come as a shock to many that course fees for Australian university students are second highest in the world. By Herald-Sun. [Herald Sun | Opinion]

LAKEWOOD RANCH -- One of the nation's leading educational theorists, who says intelligence can be measured in ways beyond test scores and standard assessments, comes to the Lakewood Ranch campus of The Out-of-Door Academy next week. Dr. Howard Gardner introduced the theory of multiple intelligences in 1983 and has since applied the concept worldwide and brought its tenets to millions.…

The latest evidence on whether education policy is improving Britain's skills base. The returns to a university degree in Britain are still high by international standards, suggesting that there is, as yet, no oversupply of graduates. At the same time, some of the new vocational qualifications have very low or minimal economic value. And basic skills continue to have very…

Apple Launches Online Movie Service . SAN FRANCISCO -- Seeking to push digital media further into homes, Apple Computer launched its long-awaited online movie service Tuesday and showed off a device that will make it easier for consumers to watch the videos on television. By MAY WONG. [washingtonpost.com - Technology - Industry News, Policy, and Reviews]

LAKEWOOD RANCH - Standing in front of the room and lecturing to students just may not cut it anymore - at least that's what Howard Gardner has been lecturing about throughout the world for more than 20 years. Gardner, a professor at Harvard University, wrote about his "Theory of Multiple Intelligence" in 1983, and has since written 20 books related…

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